Geraint Thomas: Having Both Me And Egan Bernal At The Tour De France Is A Huge Advantage

Geraint Thomas (Team Ineos)

Questions over Geraint Thomas ' leadership at Team Ineos never seem far away when it comes to the Tour de France . It's as if they're a perpetual mountain he must climb with each passing day. Even last year, when he was comfortably wrapped in the yellow jersey, the Welshman was peppered with doubters who saw Chris Froome as the true leader of the squad until the last possible moment. At the start of the 2019 edition of the Tour de France, Thomas finds himself in a similar position. He may be the defending champion, but after crashing out of the Tour de Suisse and after seeing his teammate Egan Bernal dominate the race, Thomas' credentials have been diluted to the point where he and Bernal have been given joint leadership at Team Ineos. Bernal, just 22, and with one Grand Tour behind him, could conceivably reduce Thomas to domestique ...

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